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The Hanway Lecture in Global Studies

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Academic Academic Events Social Justice & Inclusion

Wed, Nov 10, 2021

7 PM – 8:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

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McGuire Hall

4501 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, United States

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Nadia Murad, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and human rights activist, will deliver Loyola University Maryland's Hanway Lecture in Global Studies on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall. The event will also be livestreamed .

Murad is a New York Times bestselling author of, The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State. Her memoir details a harrowing account of the genocide of her people, the Yazidi, and her kidnap and imprisonment by the Islamic State (IS). During her lecture at Loyola, Murad will share her painful story of captivity, her courageous escape, and her new life as a human rights activist. Murad speaks all over the world to create greater awareness of sexual violence, human trafficking and the needs of its victims, and defend the rights of all marginalized ethnic and religious minorities. A Q&A will follow the presentation.

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McGuire Hall

4501 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210, United States

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